US officials seek lessons in bombing catastrophe

Three weeks after the Marathon bombings, the Department of Homeland Security is seeking to use lessons from the attacks to enhance community policing.

Protesters gathered across the street from the Worcester funeral home where the body of Tamerlan Tsarnaev is being kept.

Bombing suspect’s body to undergo 2d autopsy

The independent autopsy of Tamerlan Tsarnaev comes as the belief that he and his brother, Dzhokhar, were framed gains traction in Russia.

Silver Line route mapped out for East Boston, Chelsea

There are a lot of things going for the proposed extension of the MBTA Silver Line to Chelsea and East Boston.

Harvard professor apologizes for remarks on economist

Niall Ferguson told an investors’ conference that the policies of John Maynard Keynes were short-sighted because he was gay and had no children.

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In an image taken from video, smoke and fire filled the the skyline over Damascus early Sunday after an Israeli airstrike.

Israeli warplanes again strike Syria

The attack was the second by Israel in Syria in three days and was targeted against Iranian-made missiles.

Jon Feinman (above) started InnerCityWeightlifting in Dorchester (below) where former gangbangers go to work out and maybe find a way to leave the streets behind.


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Staying alive, building a life after battling on streets

At InnerCity Weightlifting in Dorchester, former gangbangers go to work out and maybe find a way to leave the streets behind.

MFA workers in front of “Orpheus Charming the Animals,” which is part of the Rose-Marie and Eijk Van Otterloo collection. It will be on view in a renovated gallery this week.

Masterworks await as an MFA gallery reopens

The MFA reopens its large Dutch and Flemish gallery on Wednesday, but the buzz will be on what a North Shore couple plans to do with their collection.

View of the water celebration on Boston Common October 25th 1848.


A civic question

Should big social services be public or private? Beneath the streets of Boston flows one answer.

Sunday baseball notes

// Clay Buchholz cheating accusations don’t hold any water

Pitchers who cheat usually compensate for being a little short on velocity. The Red Sox pitcher has no such problem.


Guillaume Leroux, left, and his partners started Val Caudalies southwest of Montreal in 2004 — where apple trees had grown. The winery opened in 2007 and produces 40.000 bottles a year of rosé, cider, and white wine.

A road trip on Quebec’s wine route

Thirty years ago, wine in Quebec was considered unpalatable or, at best, mediocre. Today, it’s coveted by Hollywood stars.